This program is intended for adult students. High school students may be able to apply, as well.
This 30-hour course focuses on subjects critical to ensuring the safe and efficient use of natural gas including: Combustion Theory, National Fuel Gas Codes, Venting, Hazard Recognition, Carbon Monoxide, Electricity, and Natural Gas Appliances. The subjects will be presented through lectures, videos, demonstrations, and weekly tests. This course is not designed to train students to become service technicians, therefore students should have related field experience. Under the Fire Prevention and Building Code, there is a state requirement that anyone who installs, repairs or maintains natural gas equipment must obtain training and certification in natural gas. The Fire Prevention Division of the Vermont Department of Labor and Industry is the regulating body for this program. This class is required for State of Vermont Natural Gas Installer certification.
This program prepares for the following credential(s): Certified Natural Gas Installer
Grants for Adult Career & Technical Education
Grants, scholarships, and other funding sources are available. Depending on program type and student eligibility, one or more tuition assistance options may apply. For example, VSAC Advancement Grant, VDOL Adult CTE Scholarship, Curtis Fund Credential of Value Scholarship, and other forms of state assistance. For more information, visit the financial assistance webpage and contact the CTE Center.
State or Local Grant
- Heating, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration Mechanics and Installers
- Engineering Technologists and Technicians, Except Drafters, All Other